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Thursday, 23 October 2014


Discussion: A Passion for the Everyday: Literary Journalism and Creative Fiction

Panelists: Acclaimed authors and journalists Rosa Montero and Mayra Santos-Febres will talk about contemporary writing in Spanish. Sponsored by the Latin American and Latino Studies Institute. Event will be in Spanish.

12 p.m. | South Lounge, Lowenstein Center, Lincoln Center Campus

Contact: Arnaldo Cruz-Malave,


Lunchtime Zen

An introduction to Zen meditation. All are welcome, no registration required. Loose clothing recommended. Sponsored by Campus Ministry.

1:15 p.m. | Blessed Rupert Mayer Chapel, Room 221, Lowenstein Center, Lincoln Center Campus

Contact: Sheila Ross, 212-636-6540, or Carol Gibney, 212-636-6318,


Lecture: How Judges Decide

Speaker: Hon. Pierre Leval of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit will talk about written opinions and the role of clerks. For complete details, visit the event page.

6 p.m. | Room 4-04, Fordham Law School, Lincoln Center Campus


Daily Masses

To view all three campuses’ daily Masses, visit Campus Ministry’s website.


Athletic Events

To view schedules, visit the Fordham Sports website


News Flash


Anastasi Lecture Paints Bleak Picture of Class Disparity

At the Anastasi Lecture on Oct. 21, speaker Henry Braun, Ph.D., provided data to back up his assertion that growing economic disparity in America is destroying the American Dream. For complete details, read the article on Fordham’s news page.


Tudor Historian Offers Perspective on Scottish Independence

Christopher Maginn, Ph.D., professor of history, was recently featured on ABC News to provide historical background to the vote for Scottish Independence that took place in September. For complete details, read the article on Fordham’s Department of History blog.


Lovins: Green Job Opportunities Expanding as Economy Changes

On Oct. 21, author and businesswoman Hunter Lovins discussed the growing opportunity for “green” jobs and the importance of finding your calling. For complete details, read the article on the Gabelli School’s blog.


Panel on Tax Inversions Slated for Thursday, 10/23

Fordham’s Schools of Business will host a panel of experts who will discuss the practice of U.S. companies acquiring foreign addresses in order to lower tax burdens. For complete details, read the article on the Gabelli School’s blog.


Save The Date


Conference: The Bloomberg Era: A Retrospective

Fordham University will host an all-day conference featuring various speakers who will discuss the Bloomberg Administration’s achievements in economic development, education, building and development, public safety, and community development and sustainability. It will be held on Friday, Nov. 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. at the Fordham Law School, Lincoln Center Campus. Details to follow.


Blood Drive

The New York Blood Center will be sponsoring the Fordham University Blood Drive on Wednesday, Oct. 29 and Thursday, Oct. 30 from 12 p.m. until 6 p.m. in O’Keefe Commons, O’Hare Hall, Rose Hill Campus. Sign-ups are taking place on Oct. 22, Oct. 23, and Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the McGinley Center Lobby, Rose Hill Campus.


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